7 Tasty & Healthy Road Trip Snacks For Kids

Doesn’t it seem like every time you hop into the car for a long drive or road trip, the kids are suddenly hungry? It doesn’t matter that they just had lunch, they’re going to want a snack. Instead of falling into the trap of going through the drive-thru at the nearest fast food joint, do a little planning ahead. By doing so, you’ll ensure healthy and delicious snacks are on hand – and you can make sure they won’t ruin the upholstery!

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Bonding – The Unexpected Perk of College Visit Road Trips

I wish there were someone who could plan these trips for me! Those were the words uttered by my best friend eight years ago as we sat together for a brief cup of tea while bemoaning the long ‘to do’ list that lay ahead of us for the afternoon. Heading the top of her list was planning a week-long itinerary to visit colleges in the Midwest and Northeast with her daughter.

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Experience Florida, Off the Beaten Path

For many people, the words “Florida vacation” conjure up images of theme parks and beaches. But head inland and away from the major cities, and you’ll quickly realize that there’s so much more to the Sunshine State. Cattle ranches, historic architecture, some of the nation’s oldest wineries dot the landscape as you explore the state’s interior. Streamsong Resort, about 45 minutes southeast of Tampa, is one getaway catering to an increasing number of tourists who want to experience this other side of Florida, off the beaten path.

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Rolling Stones Exhibit Rocks Music Fans

Exhibitionism is a Rolling Stones treasure trove, and includes 9 themed gallery spaces with 500 items from original stage costumes, rare instruments, lyric books, backstage and touring paraphernalia, album art, photography, stage designs, personal diaries, and never-before-released audio and behind-the-scenes footage.

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The Health Perks of Our National Parks

Most Americans agree that spending time outdoors can enhance their physical and mental health. A recent online survey, conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of Humana among over 2,000 US adults, reveals that Americans believe spending time outdoors can reduce stress (75 percent), benefit mental well-being (74 percent) and lead to living a longer, healthier life (63 percent).

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4 Ways to Save Money on Your Next Road Trip

There’s something very special about taking a family road trip. Everyone piles into the family car and off you go. It’s time together where memories are made and adventures are had. While the costs of taking the entire family on a trip can add up, there are some tricks you can use to come back with cash in your wallet. Here are four tips to help you save money on your next road trip.

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A Traveler’s Guide to Avoiding Bed Bugs’ Bite

At bedtime, it’s common for parents to sweetly send their children off to sleep by saying, “Sleep tight — don’t let the bed bugs bite!” But could you imagine the reaction if that was said to vacationers by hotel staff? People wouldn’t be able to check out fast enough. Unfortunately, travelers will never be given such a clear warning about bed bugs in real life, but there are steps they can take to prevent an encounter while enjoying a trip away from home.

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